10 TRICKS TO BEAT THE HALLOWEEN MUNCHIE MONSTER

The scariest part of Halloween is the munchie monster that lives in my house. Me! I can pop those treat sized chocolate bars into my mouth as easy as can be. Before I even realize it I’ve eaten 700 calories. That’s the same as eating a double quarter pounder with cheese! WOW! Not good! But […]

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How to cope with cravings!

The piece of chocolate cake is luring me into the kitchen with whispers of forbidden delight.  The potato chips are inviting me to a private crunch and munch party.  Food cravings or temptations are a real part of life. How do we cope?  What do we do? The first thing we need to know is […]

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2 Little words you should never say!

Change just two little words and feel empowered not deprived! Two little words that put you in control! Sounds too simple to make much of a difference? I thought so too, but there is research to back it up! According to James Clear words can make us feel like a victim or empower us. The two little […]

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10 Tips For Healthy Holiday Eating

Tis the season for eating! Everywhere I go there will be tempting goodies. Then I’ll add some holiday stress and I’ll have the perfect combination for overeating.  My favorite foods – turkey, stuffing, gravy, pie, cookies, rich desserts and chocolates will be within my reach. But this year is going to be different! I have […]

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10 TRICKS TO BEAT THE HALLOWEEN MUNCHIE MONSTER

The scariest part of Halloween is the munchie monster that lives in my house. Me! I can pop those treat sized chocolate bars into my mouth as easy as can be. Before I even realize it I’ve eaten 700 calories. That’s the same as eating a double quarter pounder with cheese! WOW! Not good! But […]

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Can we give grace for poor service?

What does everyday grace look like? Do you give grace when the waitress gets your order wrong? Do you give grace when someone cuts you off in traffic? Do you give grace when you receive poor service? Grace is underserved favor. It’s a term that is used a lot in Christian circles. We talk about […]

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Favourite quotes and pictures!

Here are some of your favorite quotes and pictures from this last year.  Save them to a Pinterest board. Or you can make them the background for your phone or computer. Pick your favourites and put them where you will see them!   This next one is my one of my favourite quotes and I […]

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Happy 2nd Anniversary!

My life is crazy! But crazy in a good way! This last weekend we celebrated my daughter Katie’s graduation from University with family and friends. Don and I also celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversary! How time really does fly! We spent the whole weekend at the Elliott Lake House! I reviewed the stats. from last […]

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The proven way to win and beat temptations and triggers!

We can’t avoid the stress in our lives. Those triggers and temptations will always be part of life. The good news is that we can change our response! My friend had a terrible day at work. Customers were nasty. A coworker didn’t show up and they had to work short. Then to top it all […]

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Best use of 10 minutes of my crazy life!

Do you feel busier than ever? Is your stress level high and your energy level low? Can you carve out 10 minutes of your crazy life that will reduce your stress, increase your metabolism, lower your blood pressure and improve your mood? What is the mystery 10-minute activity? It’s exercise! Our number 1 excuse is […]

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Be brazen and kiss the bathroom scale goodbye!

Did you know there is a device that defines your self worth and can predict the future? For a mere 35 dollars you can buy this electronic device at Wal-Mart. There are special instructions that must be followed carefully. After your shower, while still undressed, step on the device and then look down. A number […]

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WHY WE FAIL WITH WEIGHT LOSS & 4 EASY SOLUTIONS.

Why do we fail with our weight loss plans? Did you know there are scientific reasons why we fail? But there’s hope and scientific strategies for success! James Clear is a writer, teacher and keynote speaker. His focus is behavioral psychology, habit formation and performance improvement. Wow, that’s someone that knows the science behind our […]

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